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... extremely colorful.
The weather was stunning, hot and clear and we decided to
spoil ourselves with a Pizza in the sun at one of the many restaurants.
And then back onto the train for the return trip to Sion and
our camp where we spent the late afternoon swimming in the local lake and
sucking on a few “frosties”.
Our first real “RELAXING DAY”.
... 8220;flows” and left
a band of debris standing which subsequently eroded to leave the formation that
is seen today. One of the most remarkably things about the Pyramids are the
giant rocks balanced precariously on top of the pillars.
From here we planned to walk around the mountain to the town
of Veyzonnaz where we would catch a bus back to Sion, as in a relaxing day. So
off we set, the route proved to be very steep up and very scenic with an
... the Matterhorn. We still had not really "seen" it. The other visitors came and went as the sun began to set and the possibility seemed to fade. There were only two more trains going back down at 7:00 and again at 8:00. There were only 5 of us left when the clouds finally moved away and the setting sun dropped behind the lowest clouds and allowed us to take some of the most spectacular photos of the entire trip so far. I hope you enjoy them as much as we did.
... being extremely damp is home to many different
varieties of mushrooms, ferns and moss. On the way down we met up with an Adder
Snake which had just shed its skin.
The interesting part of the descent is that although it is
extremely steep and rocky, there are tracks that indicate that some maniacs
actually ride mountain bikes down these paths.
Eventually we arrived at a small group of chalets called
Gueuroz. These were probably holiday homes but a few ...
... and is like most railways in the
area operated by electric trains on a rack system. As we leave Kleine Scheidegg
on the rather level line the line just dips away down the edge of the mountain
and from the train it looks more like a roller coaster than a rail system.
The weather here today is wonderful with almost total blue skies and the
temp is creeping up by the minute and by the time we arrive into Grindlewald the
temp must be well up at about ...